- July 1st, 2012
Here’s another reason to drop those excess pounds around your middle. According to a study published in Cancer Research, postmenopausal women who were overweight or obese and lost at least five percent of their body weight had a measurable reduction in markers of inflammation.
- June 1st, 2012
Trying to lose weight? Grapefruit may help you reach your goal. Researchers analyzed data from the 2003 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found that women age 19 and older who consume grapefruit tend to have significantly greater intake of key nutrients, higher HDL-cholesterol, and a lower body weight than women who do not eat grapefruit.
- March 1st, 2012
There is much wisdom in the old saying “You are what you eat,” and doctors and dietitians alike will tell you that good health starts with a good diet. To help make eating well as simple as possible, we teamed up with four nutrition specialists to create an easy-to-follow diet plan that’s good for everyone.Forget the fads. This plan is all you need to reach your ideal weight--and maintain it.by Lindsay Wilson
- February 1st, 2012
Is exercise good for your health? Sure! Is it key to losing weight? Absolutely not! But so many people believe that it is. True, exercise does burn calories, and you must burn calories to lose weight, but exercise has another effect that counteracts the burning of calories; it stimulates hunger, which causes you to eat more and offset any weight lost from exercising.Lose weight the right way.by JJ Smith
- February 1st, 2011
Recently I’ve been having a hard time waking up in the morning and can’t seem to get enough sleep. Then, as the day goes on, I am fatigued and have a hard time finding motivation to get things done. What can I do to get more energy and stay alert besides caffeine?
Every month we ask top practitioners to address your health concerns. This month find solutions for fatigue, arthritis, and weight loss.
- January 1st, 2011
These days, we’re fed so many conflicting messages about how to stay slim and fit—Hollywood beach bodies and celebrity diets abound. But the secret to maintaining a healthy body weight doesn’t lie in deprivation or fly-by-night fads.Shedding the pounds is easy when you avoid these weight-loss traps.By Katie Arnold
- January 1st, 2011
Chitin-glucan, an Artina-branded ingredient, comes from the Aspergillus niger fungus, and alters microflora within the gut to improve metabolic processes related to obesity.
- September 1st, 2010
Although 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week can help strengthen bones and lower disease risk, it still may not be enough to thwart weight gain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers determined that middle-aged women need at least 60 minutes of moderate exercise every day to stave off excess pounds.by Melaina Juntti
- June 1st, 2010
Rainy Wright-Legg of Ashland, Oregon, had a straightforward goal when she first started Pilates five years ago: to take control of her debilitating shoulder pain. She never imagined that she was embarking on a journey that would help her shake years of emotional baggage—and 116 pounds.
Yes, you can shed pounds with Pilates. Here's how.By Deirdre Shevlin Bell
- June 1st, 2010
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 68 percent of Americans are overweight and more than one-third are considered obese. Millions of people are trying to lose weight—and most wish it were as simple as popping a pill.Our guide to the best and worse diet supplements on the market today.By Gina Demillo Wagner